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FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in the wake of the nsa surveillance revelations. things are going down a little differently in great britain. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has that story tonight. >> reporter: the guardian's editor says british authorities demanded edward snowden's material provided to them or destroyed, but the paper facing legal action if it didn't comply. hard files were destroyed under supervision, but other copies exist. >> they threatened us with strength, go to get all this material back and stop us writing about it. that's not something that would be possible in the united states. >> reporter: the new nsa controversy plays out as president obama's traditional supporters on the left are openly criticizing his administration. >> i think the white house lost credibility. >> reporter: aclu alleges they play word games, citing a document known as the intelligence directive. collecting data does not mean storing data in the traditional sense but rather retrieving and analyzing it. >> it has a bizarre definition to allow the nsa to obscure what's going on, even though they're
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 3:00pm PDT
peninsula which shut down 19 embassies to justify the controversial nsa surveillance programs. >> i had the programs reviewed. we put in some additional safeguards to make sure there's federal court oversight as well as congressional oversight, that there is no spying on americans. >> reporter: even top democrats previously question whether that oversight is real. >> it is not possible for the congress to do the kind of vigorous oversight that the president spoke about if you can't get straight answers. >> reporter: democrat ron wyden referring to this answer he got from james clapper, the director of national intelligence. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of america americans. >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. >> reporter: the president stressed privacy is protected. >> none of the revelations show that government actually abused these powers. >> reporter: yet key lawmakers insist they do not have enough information to verify that claim. >> members of congress were not aware on the whole about what these programs were b
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT
happens in the coming days. >> mara, there is some irony to this story because the nsa, according to this report, planned to investigate at least 4,000 insider threats, cases where they said they were concerned that one of their own might have compromised information. the irony, of course, is the fact that the entire story was leaked to the "the washington post" by one of their own edward snowden. >> that's right. i wonder if he was on the list of 4,000 and they just didn't get around to him. >> probably not. it is really extraordinary and tells, you know, just how much money we are spending on these security efforts and also shows how the cia, although had has been in trouble in years' past really has gotten back on the strong footing and biggest recipient of this. but, this is something that was not meant to be public. and you just have to wonder how much more edward snowden provided information there is out there and that we are going to find out about. >> i mean, we should point out, marah, that the post said that there is a treasure trove. they had the entire budget and they wen
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
talk about the nsa's batta mibatta -- data mining. one house member said there will be legislation aimed at building confidence in the programs. >> thank you. >>> more subpoenas coming from house republicans to the state department over benghazi. oversight committee chairman issa is demanding documents relating to the review of what happened when four americans were killed. issa says the state department has ignored requests for months. virginia republican congressman says tomorrow he will resubmit all of the questions he has over the past three weeks regarding benghazi so they will be in the congressional record. today he asked who in the white house knew what was going on in the cia annex and is calling for a select committee to investigate. >>> texas republican says he will try to force a vote on that very proposal. >>> confusion tonight on u.s. policy on drones. secretary of state told pakistani tv president obama has a timeline to end the use of the drones to kill terrorists. officials in yemen say three alleged al qaeda members were killed today by a suspected drone strike. >
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
the nsa leaks by former contractor edward snowden, he suggests they are changing the way they operate. >> our capabilities have been impacted by the disclosures. >> regarding the attack that killed ambassador stevens and three other agents, mueller explains why it took so long to reach the scene. >> on the one hand, it was inertia, on the other hand, we want to make sure we have the adequate security to send men in. >> also, the bombing in 1988 over scotland where 270 people were killed. as for benghazi, what is holding up the investigation? >> you're not certain if the particular prime minister is going to be there next week or next month, we've gone there several times since benghazi. >> it is hard to know who to deal with. >> it is hard to deal with them. you don't know the security forces. >> while mueller would not comment on the administration's initial statements that a video played a role in the attack, he confirmed the bureau dispatched a special team of investigators. >> we had treated it as a terrorist attack. >> and that was immediate? >> yes. >> on the recent deci
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
nsa revealed a dramatic new step to crack down and prevent system administrators from leaking classified documents. revealingt at a cyber security conference he is slashing by 90% the nearly 1,000 systems administrators employed by his agency or hired as contractors. >> what we are in the process of doing not fast enough is reducing our system administrators by about 90% for the first reason which was to make our networks more defensible and more secure. >> reporter: an nsa official told fox the agency had been planning the cuts before the leaks but is now accelerating them to reduce the number of outside people with access to sensitive information. the nsa official saying the move will provide greater granularity of control. the move comes as president obama is facing new questions about how extensive the nsa surveillance programs are. after the "new york times" reported the nsa is searching the contents of vast amounts of american's e-mails and text communicati communications, not just if you are contacting a foreigner or target overseas but if you cite information linked to
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
life the nsa knows about. here is a quick look what the fox affiliates are covering. fox 5 in atlanta, has the secretary that convinced yesterday's school shooting suspect to turn himself in. kcpq in washington has emotional testimony from afghan villagers, in the sentencing for the army soldier that murdered 16 civilians in afghanistan. and this is a live look from kttv in los angeles. big story, paparazzi lawsuit against musician kanye west for an alleged attack at lax. that's a live look from outside the belt for "special report." we will be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ (vo) purina cat chow. 50 years of feeding great relationship >>> nsa surveillance on americans is a lot more extensive than first thought. that was the lead line to a couple of stories in recent weeks. tonight it fits again. two reports tonight. first, chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge with some history. good evening. >> two years ago, national security court known as fisa court determined nsa collection violated statutes and constitutional protections. in a half dozen documents declassified by the inte
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
helped edward snowden leak nsa secrets says a movement to intimidate him will back fire. this after last week they say the nsa did more snooping than the president said. catherine herridge brings us up to date. >> reporter: while the white house denied any roll in the 9 hour detention of the journalist partner, david mir and a, the obama administration knew about the controversial move in advance. >> there was a heads up provided by the british government, so again, this is something that we had an indication was likely to occur, but it is not something that we requested. >> reporter: miranda arrived in brazil after being held sunday in london under a terrorism statute that allowed british authorities to confiscate his computers and storage devices. both the white house and state department declined to publicly condemn the incident. >> the united states support his detention? >> i don't have anything more than i just conveyed. >> reporter: greenwald who first published the documents in britain guardian newspaper promised more secrets will be revealed as a result of the incident, which he
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 3:00pm PDT
front of the nsa surveillance controversy he was on his heels over a range of national security issues from his prickly relationship with russia to terror threats from al qaeda and why he still hasn't brought the benghazi killers to justice. >> i also said we'd get bin laden and didn't get him in 11 months. so we have informed, i think, the public there's a sealed indictment. >> reporter: the president was referring to the fact that u.s. officials earlier this week revealed the justice department filed its first criminal charges against an unknown number of people believed to be involved in benghazi, which the president vowed to get to the bottom of last september 12th. >> we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: pressed by fox today on whether his administration is close to having suspects in custody, mr. obama's body language hinted they are. >> i will leave it at that. but -- this remains a top priority for us. anybody who attacks americans, anybody who kills tragically four americans serving us in a very dangerous
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
innocent mistake. but it demonstrates the ease with which the nsa by the push of a button, whether deliberate or accidental, can get large volumes of u.s. communications. >> reporter: "the washington post" reporter that broke the story says the internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden contains more information than is provided to congressional oversite committees. dianne feinstein said in a written statement the committee quote, can and should do more to independently verify that nsa's operations are appropriate. but the aclu's michelle richardson asks how. >> members of congress have been clear, they have not received a full explanation how the programs worked or any clients' problems with privacy regulations. >> reporter: an nsa tutorial instructs analysts not to give extraneous information to congressional overseers. the president says there's no indication the agency is abusing its powers. >> what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. what you're hearing about is the prospect that these could be abused. >> reporter: the nsa is now
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
it has been taking heat over whether the nsa surveillance programs go too far, although the new information showing such close coordination between al qaeda's core leadership in pakistan and top affiliate in the arabian peninsula raises new questions about whether the terror group is really on the run. >> we have brought continually pressure to bear on both al qaeda core and al qaeda's affiliates, and we have for a number of years made clear our intention in terms of the threat presented by al qaeda has shifted in focus to some of these affiliates, in particular, aqap. >> reporter: on the campaign trail, the president not quite as nuanced. >> i say we refocus on the people that attacked us on 9/11, today al qaeda is on the run and osama bin laden is dead. >> reporter: the white house aide said the cia director and other officials noted al qaeda affiliates were gaining steam. >> did he give the full picture to the people in the campaign about the threat of al qaeda, when that was his talking about again and again? >> it is indisputable the elimination of osama bin laden was a maj
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
continuing over the nsa data mining, former u.n. ambassador says there doesn't seem to be a problem as long as the antennas are going out, not in. >> this is what intelligence is supposed to do, we spy on foreigners. i think the greatest criticism one scan make of foreign intelligence gathering is that there's not enough of it. >> reporter: next week marks the end of the holy month of ramadan when there's usually increase of attacks in war zones, nothing like the wide area u.s. embassies will close. >> wendell goler from the white house, thanks. >>> as wendell reported, closing several embassies at the same time is rare. it happened in march of 2003 in some gulf countries over protesters against the invasion of iraq. in september of 2002, nine embassies closed on the eve of the first anniversary of 9/11. a year and a half earlier, four facilities in south america were shut down because of security concerns. and in 1999, six embassies in africa were closed also for security reasons. >>> now from preventing a terror strike to cleaning up, fox news learned about steps the obama adminis
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
network last year. that led to the significant jump in the nsa's reporting on the u.n. a u.n. spokesman says the bugging violates international agreements. they say they will not respond to the documents and that the u.s. engages in the same intelligence gathering activities as other nations. >>> the keystone pipeline decision could be pushed back to 2014. however, a published report is dispute thad an inspector general's inquiry into a possible conflict of interest involving a contractor is holding things up. they don't deny the potential delay. >>> still ahead -- is america running out of doctors? first, how the veterans administration actually encourages employees to take the easy way out at the veterans' expense. i'm angela, and i didn't think i could quit smoking but chantix helped me do it. i told my doctor i think i'm... i'm ready. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. i knew that i could smoke for the first 7 days. i knew that i wasn't putting nicotine back into my body to try
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